Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekhar Rao has declared that a comprehensive water policy is being implemented to make Palamur district, which was neglected and discriminated against under the United AP rule, into a very fertile land.
The Chief Minister made it clear that by completing the pending projects as well as new projects like Palamur Lift Irrigation Scheme, 18 lakh acres will get irrigated water. The old Mahabubnagar district will be developed on par with the East Godavari district in AP, he assured.
Congress party leaders from old Mahabubnagar district – MP Nandi Yellaiah, MLAs DK Aruna, Dr. Chinna Reddy, A. Sampath Kumar, Vamshichand Reddy, MLC R. Damodar Reddy and others met the Chief Minsiter at Pragathi Bhavan here on Wednesday. Besides irrigation, other issues of the Mahabubnagar district were also discussed.
KCR gave a power point presentation on the water resources and designs of various irrigation projects of Palamur district. He made it clear that beyond politics, his endeavour would be to bring out Palamur district from the injustices being meted out to it during the United AP rule.
“There is availability of 3,000 TMC of water in Godavari River. In Krishna, we have 1200 TMC. In both the rivers there is more than 4000 TMC of water is available. If we are able to utilise these waters properly both the states can give water to every acre